Confederate Issued Choctaw Nation WarrantArmstrong Academy, Indian Territory (OK) - Choctaw Nation - Choctaw Treasury Warrant March 1, 1863 The Confederate period Indian Nations notes are tangible reminders of this lesser known military theater during the Civil War. Confederate Currency scholars and collectors have studied these series, and Eric Newman has been greatly interested their history. The Choctaw Nation pieces are well known and collected in the Southern States canon with Criswell-Shull numbers. The Armstrong Academy was founded in 1844 by the Baptist Mission. Four denominations were printed on different colored paper to help differentiate them. This note was printed in black on green rag paper, without an imprint, using a local typeset style. A double-line border encloses the texts and obligations. The denomination One Dollar is across, with a pattern at the left end. The lower left has a small "$1," . Signed at lower right by James Riley as the "National Secretary of said Nation." Official face endorsement with diagonal signature across the left of "S.[amuel] Garland/P. C. C. N," and the redemption was noted by "Paid" written vertically down the center. No. 1320.
Civil war photo of indian boy in uniform.